Delhi Book Fair opens

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The 16th edition of the annual Delhi Book Fair opened here Saturday.

The fair is usually held in September but was postponed to December due to the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. It has been organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP).

Last year, 2.74 lakh people visited the fair. This year, the organisers expect around 5 lakh visitors at the event which will be on till Jan 2.